Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

npm
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 468 505 578
Rank change year-on-year +37 +73 +35
Permanent jobs citing npm 833 279 520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.47% 1.06% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 437 248 429
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £37,338 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.88% +4.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% - -5.56%

npm is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 56,542 26,300 42,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.56% 41.23% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38,624 22,415 34,833
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

npm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing npm as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing npm.

Salary trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing npm over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for npm in the UK

npm
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the UK over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England +25 699 £70,000 +27.27% 102
London +44 455 £75,000 +15.38% 45
UK excluding London -67 302 £55,000 +29.41% 63
Work from Home -150 122 £70,000 +64.71% 15
South East -58 85 £65,000 +44.44% 14
North of England -72 65 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Scotland -24 61 £66,500 +104.62% 5
North West -61 43 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Midlands -103 42 £45,000 - 7
South West -44 30 £57,000 +34.12% 6
East Midlands -48 27 £39,000 -8.24% 2
North East - 16 £29,500 - 4
West Midlands -97 15 £52,500 - 5
East of England -92 12 £51,250 +46.43% 9
Wales -41 9 £62,500 +47.06% 1
Yorkshire -73 6 £46,250 +28.47% 10
Northern Ireland -29 3 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, IT jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for npm.

1 716 (85.95%) JavaScript
2 587 (70.47%) HTML
3 580 (69.63%) React
4 576 (69.15%) CSS
5 502 (60.26%) Node.js
6 479 (57.50%) TypeScript
7 457 (54.86%) webpack
8 455 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
9 423 (50.78%) AngularJS
10 416 (49.94%) Front End Development
11 383 (45.98%) Git (software)
12 368 (44.18%) Sass
13 313 (37.58%) HTML5
14 293 (35.17%) Software Engineering
15 275 (33.01%) Docker
16 261 (31.33%) ES6
17 241 (28.93%) Java
18 227 (27.25%) CSS3
19 224 (26.89%) Vue.js
20 214 (25.69%) Redux
21 209 (25.09%) REST
22 206 (24.73%) DevOps
23 204 (24.49%) User Experience
23 204 (24.49%) Social Skills
24 199 (23.89%) CI/CD
25 189 (22.69%) Problem-Solving
26 186 (22.33%) Azure
27 181 (21.73%) Finance
28 180 (21.61%) Full Stack Development
29 179 (21.49%) Web Development

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (9.12%) CMS
2 73 (8.76%) Apache
3 43 (5.16%) Confluence
4 39 (4.68%) nginx
5 38 (4.56%) WordPress
6 34 (4.08%) IIS
7 32 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (2.28%) Apache Spark
8 19 (2.28%) Jupyter
9 13 (1.56%) Headless CMS
10 8 (0.96%) Drupal
10 8 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.84%) Mule
12 6 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.60%) JBoss
14 3 (0.36%) Kentico
14 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.24%) NServiceBus
16 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (2.88%) Chatbot
2 16 (1.92%) Adobe XD
2 16 (1.92%) Sketch
3 13 (1.56%) Campfire
3 13 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.72%) InVision
5 5 (0.60%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 186 (22.33%) Azure
2 178 (21.37%) AWS
3 151 (18.13%) Yarn
4 96 (11.52%) GCP
5 69 (8.28%) SaaS
6 64 (7.68%) GitHub
7 50 (6.00%) Serverless
8 48 (5.76%) OpenShift
9 35 (4.20%) Figma
10 31 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (2.76%) Amazon S3
13 22 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (2.52%) NuGet
15 14 (1.68%) Datadog
16 11 (1.32%) Amazon Alexa
17 10 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (1.20%) GitHub Actions
18 8 (0.96%) Amazon Cognito
19 7 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.56%) Internet
2 61 (7.32%) HTTP
3 23 (2.76%) Broadband
4 8 (0.96%) Firewall
5 5 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.36%) DNS
7 2 (0.24%) AMQP
7 2 (0.24%) FTP
7 2 (0.24%) SMTP
7 2 (0.24%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) NFC
8 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (12.24%) MySQL
2 83 (9.96%) NoSQL
3 70 (8.40%) MongoDB
4 41 (4.92%) Redis
5 39 (4.68%) Big Data
6 38 (4.56%) Amazon RDS
7 34 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (3.72%) SQL Server
9 28 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (3.12%) Hadoop
11 23 (2.76%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.56%) Couchbase
13 12 (1.44%) InterSystems Cache
14 7 (0.84%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.60%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.36%) BigQuery
17 3 (0.36%) MariaDB
18 2 (0.24%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 457 (54.86%) webpack
2 383 (45.98%) Git (software)
3 156 (18.73%) gulp
4 132 (15.85%) Jenkins
5 103 (12.36%) Grunt
6 81 (9.72%) JIRA
7 66 (7.92%) Storybook
8 55 (6.60%) Babel
9 50 (6.00%) Cypress.io
10 43 (5.16%) Jasmine
10 43 (5.16%) Mocha
11 39 (4.68%) ESLint
11 39 (4.68%) GitLab
12 34 (4.08%) Cucumber
13 28 (3.36%) Bower
14 27 (3.24%) git-flow
15 25 (3.00%) Artifactory
16 24 (2.88%) Browser DevTools
16 24 (2.88%) Maven
16 24 (2.88%) Subversion
General
1 204 (24.49%) Social Skills
2 181 (21.73%) Finance
3 105 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (6.60%) Marketing
5 50 (6.00%) Games
6 32 (3.84%) Publishing
7 30 (3.60%) Banking
7 30 (3.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 29 (3.48%) Advertising
9 24 (2.88%) Public Sector
10 19 (2.28%) Retail
11 17 (2.04%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (1.44%) Law
14 9 (1.08%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.96%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.84%) Billing
16 7 (0.84%) Wearables
17 5 (0.60%) Norwegian Language
18 4 (0.48%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 617 (74.07%) Developer
2 260 (31.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 221 (26.53%) Senior Developer
4 134 (16.09%) Software Engineer
5 119 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 98 (11.76%) React Developer
7 72 (8.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 64 (7.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 56 (6.72%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 51 (6.12%) PHP Developer
11 44 (5.28%) Web Developer
12 43 (5.16%) Senior React Developer
13 38 (4.56%) UI Developer
14 36 (4.32%) Lead Developer
15 33 (3.96%) Angular Developer
16 32 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
16 32 (3.84%) Software Developer
17 28 (3.36%) Senior Web Developer
18 26 (3.12%) Applications Developer
19 25 (3.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (70.47%) HTML
2 580 (69.63%) React
3 576 (69.15%) CSS
4 502 (60.26%) Node.js
5 423 (50.78%) AngularJS
6 368 (44.18%) Sass
7 313 (37.58%) HTML5
8 227 (27.25%) CSS3
9 224 (26.89%) Vue.js
10 214 (25.69%) Redux
11 209 (25.09%) REST
12 147 (17.65%) RESTful
13 134 (16.09%) GraphQL
14 125 (15.01%) Jest
15 108 (12.97%) Spring
16 90 (10.80%) LESS
17 82 (9.84%) jQuery
17 82 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 81 (9.72%) Spring Boot
19 74 (8.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 204 (24.49%) User Experience
2 56 (6.72%) Data Structures
3 49 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 37 (4.44%) Virtual Team
6 30 (3.60%) Cloud Native
7 28 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
8 21 (2.52%) Blog
9 20 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 19 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (2.16%) Legacy Code
12 15 (1.80%) Social Media
13 14 (1.68%) Animation
13 14 (1.68%) Video\Live Streaming
14 12 (1.44%) W3C
15 11 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.20%) Wiki
17 9 (1.08%) Xbox
18 8 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
18 8 (0.96%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.21%) Linux
2 37 (4.44%) Windows
3 36 (4.32%) Android
3 36 (4.32%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.44%) CentOS
4 12 (1.44%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.32%) Alpine Linux
6 8 (0.96%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.72%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (49.94%) Front End Development
3 293 (35.17%) Software Engineering
4 206 (24.73%) DevOps
5 199 (23.89%) CI/CD
6 189 (22.69%) Problem-Solving
7 180 (21.61%) Full Stack Development
8 179 (21.49%) Web Development
9 169 (20.29%) TDD
10 155 (18.61%) Mentoring
11 146 (17.53%) Test Automation
12 139 (16.69%) Unit Testing
13 131 (15.73%) UX Design
14 129 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
15 128 (15.37%) OO
16 120 (14.41%) Microservices
16 120 (14.41%) Scrum
17 112 (13.45%) SEO
18 107 (12.85%) SDLC
19 94 (11.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 716 (85.95%) JavaScript
2 479 (57.50%) TypeScript
3 261 (31.33%) ES6
4 241 (28.93%) Java
5 126 (15.13%) SQL
6 122 (14.65%) Python
7 99 (11.88%) PHP
8 62 (7.44%) C#
9 54 (6.48%) Go
10 46 (5.52%) ES7
11 33 (3.96%) Kotlin
12 16 (1.92%) ES8
13 15 (1.80%) C++
14 12 (1.44%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.32%) Ruby
15 11 (1.32%) Scala
16 5 (0.60%) Haskell
16 5 (0.60%) Java 8
16 5 (0.60%) Rust
17 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (10.32%) Degree
2 51 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.84%) SAFe Agilist
7 3 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (10.32%) Accessibility
2 48 (5.76%) QA
3 46 (5.52%) WCAG
4 16 (1.92%) GDPR
5 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 275 (33.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 110 (13.21%) Kubernetes
2 38 (4.56%) Terraform
3 36 (4.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 27 (3.24%) Ansible
5 21 (2.52%) Istio
6 14 (1.68%) Kibana
6 14 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.56%) Consul
8 6 (0.72%) Galera Cluster
9 5 (0.60%) Puppet
10 3 (0.36%) Rancher
11 1 (0.12%) OpenNebula
11 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 71 (8.52%) Google
2 56 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.96%) Adobe
4 20 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.44%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.20%) SAP
6 10 (1.20%) WooCommerce
7 9 (1.08%) PayPal
7 9 (1.08%) Sony
8 8 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.84%) Apple
9 7 (0.84%) Splunk
10 6 (0.72%) New Relic
10 6 (0.72%) Verint
11 5 (0.60%) Facebook
11 5 (0.60%) Guidewire
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle
12 3 (0.36%) Xero
13 1 (0.12%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.12%) IBM